Dreaming of an African Escape? Look no further than our very own soil. With the coastal breeze and hot sands of Kwa-Zulu Natal, to the wild bush life in the Kruger Safari; an African Escape is not a far-fetched idea if you’re looking for a bushveld getaway.
At Colourbox, we thrive on giving you a wholesome, lifestyle experience. Through this notion, we have created a series of Curated Collections, our first being an African Escape. Our aim is to take you on a journey by stepping into the wilderness with a chromatic line of tribal prints and earthy tones sculpted by some of our favourite brands including Maaji, Aldo Martins, MR BOHO and more. To enhance the indulgence of an African Escape, Colourbox has paired our fave items from this curated collection with a list of the best bushveld getaways in SA.
South Africa's high-end safari lodges are among the world's finest - and most expensive. They also offer the best eye for game viewing in Africa, namely of the famous Big Five. Most of these lodges lie in the private game reserves bordering Kruger National Park with abundant wildlife and bold sunsets.
Coming up first in our list is one of the oldest most extravagant lodges in Southern Africa, hosting three different sections: Boulders, Ebony and Castleton – our pick being the Boulders Lodge, namely for the floor-to-ceiling glass windows encasing each suite, showcasing refined décor inspired by African tones and textures, with tribal motifs and stone accents.
Embrace the rustic elegance of the Boulders Lodge draped in the Maaji - Midnight Bluebell Kaftan available at Colourbox both online and in-store for R 3995.
For an all-inclusive Safari experience, the Royal Malewane is well known for its spectacular game viewing and abundance of lions. With completely traditional and colonial styled lodges, featuring thatch roofs and expansive decks, the resort enraptures every detail of an African Escape.
Join expert teams of guides and trackers, and scour the bushveld for the Big Five in comfort with the Samana Summer Romper by Z&L retailing at R 1945 both online and in-store.
Our third African Escape destination is owned by Sir Richard Branson. This resort features two extreme lodges: Rock Lodge and Safari Lodge. If you are looking to immerse yourself in a treehouse, perched high on stilts peering over a dry riverbank, the Safari Lodge can give you that sense of adventure. We recommended snatching a stylish Emthunzini hat for the journey in the African jungle. Rock Lodge however is for those who prefer to indulge in the African skylines, sitting high atop a koppie (rocky peak), with breathtaking views of the wilderness below. Be prepared for sunrise gazing and sunset bathing with Duck Arrorios shades by MR BOHO retailing for R 1595 at Colourbox.
The last resort we have featured goes back to the beautiful Singita lodges – the Sweni Lodge bordering Mozambique. The design of these lodges is inspired by Eagle’s nests found in these mountains and has a contemporary yet textural and earthy feel. Other than the four ecological zones and N'Wanetsi River, one of the Sweni Lodge’s main attractions is the glistening swimming pools hovering the picturesque wilderness. Relaxing poolside in a Maaji full piece swimsuit like the Shadow Cascade Serena, overlooking the natural beauty of South Africa - an unimaginable African Escape.
Step into the wilderness with our African Escape Curated Collection by Colourbox.